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Oct 22, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. >> because the direction we've been in the last four years have failed us. failed. there's no debate here. look at the record. >> reporter: tonight mitt romney will work to make the case the president's leadership abroad has failed. the president will point to successes, including killing osama bin laden. the 90-minute debate will most likely start where the second one left off. the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. both candidateses have come under fire for their response to the attack. they'll also be -- there will also be be debate questions about iran's nuclear ambitions and itself u.s. -- the u.s. relationship with china. polls show the economy is the far most important issue to voters. both candidates are also expected to talk about the economy and their foreign policy answers. both candidates have had their walk threw in the debate hall and will spend time with family and friends before the start of tonight's debate. in boca raton, florida, danielle nottingham. back to you. >> thank you for that preview. cbs news' own bob schieffer is the one 340d rate -- mode
CBS
Oct 25, 2012 5:00pm EDT
't really affect us. it's what she does after that. right now she's about 125 miles east, southeast of nassau, winds 105 miles per hour. she's moving very quickly northerly at 20 miles per hour. hurricane warnings throughout the bahamas, tropical storm warnings extended essentially for the entire coast of florida, the east coast of florida. you can see as she pounded cuba, she's now pushing north and north at a pretty good clip. again winds 105 miles per hour, remember, those are sustained winds. all right. look at the expanse now of the tropical storm warnings, essentially the entire florida coast, some watches posted for parts of coast of georgia and a little bit of south carolina. here's the track, category 2 , gusts 125 miles per hour and this is a brand-new advisory at 5:00. she turns a little to the northeast, still as a category 1 and she's still taking the same track. this really hasn't changed. she'll parallel the southeast coast. so for the most part south and north carolina, you're okay, some high surf, but pure okay. by sunday she starts -- you're okay. by sunday she sta
CBS
Oct 15, 2012 5:00pm EDT
and scott broom is there live in upper marlboro. scott? >> reporter: well, many of have us already seen this videotape repeatedly. the case is all about that videotape. in fact, the jurors got a look at it within two minutes of the lawyers started talking today. university of maryland student john mckenna slammed against a concrete wall on knox road in college park by riot police, then beat within batons. testifying in court today he doesn't remember the incident. the prosecutor today called all this an abuse of power and violence of trust, but lawyers for the police officers said mckenna was targeted under a zero tolerance order that night against anyone leading what they called a riot. >> he wasn't leading it whatsoever. >> reporter: outside court a witness nathan cole said he took his own cell phone video of the incident and remained stunned more than two years later. >> i tell you i lost days of supreme over it. i really did. it really -- sleep over it. i really did. it really bother med. >> reporter: cole said mckenna was fist pumping on the sidewalk in a goofy display of celebra
CBS
Oct 23, 2012 5:00pm EDT
this and of course, bring you new information as soon as it comes into us? >>> now, to an odd story out of month gom rei county,. >> this after police said this same woman was caught going 90 miles per hour in northern virginia. tonight, she is under arrest. >>> this one sure does qualify as odd. a woman is arrested in montgomery county after she was seen speeding and then eating a bar of soap. it began around 11:25 this morning when a come driving this black sedan dan was clocked going 90 miles per hour. >> at least one if not two virginia state police attempted to follow the vehicle but were stopped short. >> the woman pulled into the walter read medical center and neighed a u turn right -- made a u turn right in front of the guard booth. >> law personnel tried to speak with her. we were told they noticed her biting or attempting to eat a bar of soap. >> she took off and hit a car and headed south before turning around and heading into the medical center. at that point the military security officer approached her. she refused to roll down her window, the officer knocked down a window out of her ca
CBS
Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm EDT
, they use a gas or ozone to kill the algae and now have doubled the dose. but the fix doesn't come in time for the field trip. >> you're kind of expecting to kind of see like experience how cool it was, but maybe next time. >> we had a bunch of questions we had to ask them about the reflecting pools and the memorial, so now we can't answer the question because of the reflecting pool. but that's okay, we're counting squares. >> reporter: maybe not so much fun or as fun as hanging out at the reflecting pool. but get this, it will cost $100,000 to drain the reflecting pool. 65 workers here including contractors and staff. they say it will take days to finish up, but at least to cut it in half. it'll take three days to fill up the entire reflecting pool and that is after they do all the clean up. so get this, how daunting it is to get ahead of the algae. it doubles in size every four hours. the national park service says to think about scrubbing the entire giant bathtub. no thanks. back to you. >> no thanks here either. thank you for telling us what's going on. there is some frightening moment
CBS
Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm EDT
there won't be three strikes, there will be one. and he has already used that and if he comes before the judge again, he will be ordered to jail. sources close to the case say it's part of his plea bargain agreement, he'll get probation for that bank fraud plea, which included his resignation from office. >> tomorrow, we have the first sentencing in that d.c. federal corruption probe. >> not a public name, not a public official, but a key figure. howard brooks and former staff are on mayor gray's campaign. he was part of a scheme. that would be sulaimon brown. as you might recall, we reported first here on 9news that howard brooks wore a wire and that enabled prosecutors, federal authorities, to nab thomas gore who took a plea. >> i have to ask quickly, did kwame brown have any real explanation to why he didn't call in? >> on one occasion, he said he forgot. he was in superior court responding to a misdemeanor charge. >> obviously the judge was not buying it. >> not even close. >> thank you, bruce. >>> sky 9 out flying over the potomac today where the ceo of martin is facing a
CBS
Oct 30, 2012 5:00pm EDT
that it would have affected had it been parked on the eastern u.s.. there's how big it was. it would have affected des moines to houston to key west all the way up to maine. it will slowly pull away and we'll talk about that and also talk about when the rivers will crest in our area. >>> all right, topper, superstorm sandy brought down trees, just about everywhere and we were there with one stunned family after a massive tree crashed through their roof. our todd walker is live from northwest d.c. where the family took him inside to tour all the damage. oh no. todd? >> reporter: it is quite a mess and you know what? they're still cleaning pretty much the mess, not even -- up from the mess. not even halfway done wit. when that tree went down it went into power lines and snapped that power pole in half. if you look behind the power pole, you can see that tree is still there. all four members of the family was inside. it was a scary situation but it has them counting their blessings. >> huge tree and it was a beautiful tree. >> reporter: this is not how jay and her husband dan planned their r
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. and then watch us, 9news now at 11:00 for the most comprehensive accurate debate out there. we'll bring you nothing but the facts. much more from u.s.a. today headquarters coming your way later on. now back to lesli and anita in the studio. >> a busy and exciting night ahead. thank you, derek. >> an important alert to pass along tonight. another teenage girl has been assaulted by a serial fondler. >> this latest attack happened last night in the 6200 block in springfield. peggy fox has been in that community all day where residents are really worried this guy could get even more violent. peg. >> yes, and we have a self- defense move. we're going to show you to help get you out of one of these attacks. so far, four attacks, the last one last night at 7:15 near the corner of exmore. this is behind springfield plaza. none of the victims were physically injured, but they have been scared. >> i'm walking the streets, i'm always looking behind me, all the time. >> keep aware of your surroundings, there's a grope on the loose. >> i don't think anybody will be grabbing me. >> having a dog h
CBS
Oct 17, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. charged with attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction, as well as providing support to al- qaeda. he faces up to a maximum of life in prison and now comes word that he may also have been looking at attacking a military base near baltimore and that he was hoping to affect the outcome of the presidential election. derek. >> quite a mission. any talk from the fbi on how they tracked this guy down? >> reporter: apparently he came here in january with this plan to commit some kind of terrorist act. he went out, you know, trying to connect with al-qaeda agents and as it's usually the case, lucky for us, the al-qaeda agent that he thought he was hooking up with was an under cover fbi agent. they went through this long period of planning, put together a 20-pound bags of explosives and took this drive and it was all rendered safe. he took the action that put him in a position to be criminally charged. >> lucky and good policework. earlier this year, the fbi arrested a virginia man after he was caught in a sting. he thought he was going to blow up the u.s. capital. his explosives were also
CBS
Oct 18, 2012 5:00pm EDT
as they scrambled to get out shortly afternoon today. police searched the mall. and mall security kicked us out. >> you cannot have the cameras here. >> reporter: witnesses said that the man launched a bottle like what smelled like gasoline on to the food court. >> yeah, it reeked of gasoline. it was a very strong and powerful smell. and there is glass everywhere. >> a lot of people, they were pointing up towards the door. anlooking up, pointing. >> reporter: later, investigators found at least three more of the same devices in a bag left behind by the suspect. >> and people were still coming here to get lunched. it was packed. just the smell of gas or oil. and this is a little strange. so i said the safest thing is to go out and leave. >> reporter: the devices described by shoppers as cocktails, they were never ignited. no one was hurt. but the scare set off a massive response prompting the mall to go into lockdown mode. and once again the latest information coming out of the ballston commons mall here. the suspect, the man believed to be behind all of this is in custody right now, being inter
CBS
Oct 5, 2012 5:00pm EDT
established protocall for responding to residents who notify us of bedbugs in their unit. students say they are not satisfied. they believe their concerns are finally being taken seriously, so maybe things will change. >> tomorrow, one of the most dreaded days for high school students everywhere. s.a.t. test day. all across our country, a record number of students are taking the s.a.t. more and more colleges don't require the test anymore. as peggy fox reports, the s.a.t. is not the best measure of whether or not a student will do well in college. >> tomorrow morning, many high school seniors will be taking the s.a.t. the second time, trying to improve their scores. the class of 2012 bombed the test with the lowest scores in history. since 2008, critical reading scores dropped 4 points and writing scores dropped 5 points. some blame the falling s.a.t. numbers. they say it is dumb down curriculum and causing teachers to teach to their own mandated standardized tests. the dean of education says there is some merit to that argument. >> policymakers should be making a decision based on s
CBS
Oct 19, 2012 5:00pm EDT
in jail. >> in the meantime the u.s. attorney's office says the suspect will be in the custody police. >> reporter: the jury has the case now after the prosecution said their entire case rested on that now infamous video tape. in fact, they went through it in front of the jury this afternoon frame by frame. but the defense argued that that tape does not show the perspective that the officers were seeing themselves on the ground. it was shot from above and they deserve the benefit of the doubt. the video showing unarmed student john mckenna taken down and beaten by batons on knocks road in college park is an independent witness that speaks for itself. joe rudy told the jury today. but officers for regal baker and harris says criminalizing veteran officers is wrong. heavens forbid seconds into a riot they get it wrong. sue them, sue the county but don't make him a criminal. outnumbered officers were trying to disperse students. the officers ground perspective of john mckenna in a goofy fist pumping dance was dramatically different from a video shot from above. for police it was charging
CBS
Oct 26, 2012 5:00pm EDT
probably a lower pressure as she's a cold core storm and makes landfall preparation as close to us as rehoboth beach and then points inland. here's the tropical satellite. she does not look crazy impressive now. she's right off the coast of florida, so it's not quite of big as system as it was. it's weakened. we knew that. hurricane center had it weakening a little bit and it has. it still has a fair amount of convection, but the big bands of rain are still essentially offshore. now here's the track. winds are 75 miles per hour. this is brand-new 5:00. this just cleared. gusts are 90 miles per hour. it will leave the bahamas alone tonight. it will make that turn to the northeast and this has been very consistent over the past three days. it will parallel the southeast coast. that's going to spare charleston and wilmington and savannah, maybe get buffetted briefly with some tropical storm storm winds. that's about it. sunday at 2:00 it begins to turn more north, less easterly drift and then starts to switch back north and west and this is the turn that we are concerned about, right
CBS
Oct 16, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the suspect and take the law into their own hands. andrea mccarren shows us how the dramatic series of events unfolded. >> this is where the story ends. in a convenient store parking lot where bystanders flagged down frederick police on sunday night. they had just witnessed a woman jump out of a moving vehicle. >> this is a very strong, strong woman. she had will and a desire to get away. she did what she had to in this case and leaping from a moving vehicle, we believe possibly saved her life. >> according to police, a short time earlier, the woman had been raped in this parking lot. she had just gotten out of her car after a trip to the grocery store. >> the community helped police identify the suspect, montrel bowie. the victim's friends and family members got to him the next day, before police did. they spotted him around here and when he tried to flee, they chased him a block and a half away. a fight broke out. the suspect was stabbed in the back and suffered a minor injury. >> we asked for the assistance of our community to identify and help put us on the right track of suspects. w
CBS
Oct 31, 2012 5:00pm EDT
including several counts of attempted murder on law enforcement officials in one count of using a weapon during a terror act let's get a picture up on the screen for id. take a look at this. the us, take a look at this. he is more than likely on the run in -- now i want to let you know authorities believe that this suspect is packing these bombs in the car. if you come across him they're asking that you do not approach him. call authorities immediately and stay away from him. he's believed to be arms and dangerous the car they're saying is packed with explosives and he has the capability and the will to strike again. so again we're talking about a very dangerous guy. and police, authorities all need him off the streets right now. back to you guys. >> ken, i have to ask you quickly, was it just the fact that he had the common link with the three victims that led them to this particular man? >> reporter: right, and they wouldn't -- elaborate much on the investigation as to why they were led to him. but that's one of the things that investigators mentioned. they said once they figured out w
CBS
Oct 1, 2012 5:09pm EDT
of us involved in the news coverage every day it was a frightening time. >> they do have two suspects and they have an all points bulletin out for a white isuzu or mitsubishi. >> reporter: at any moment it felt like another random victim might be shot. today malvo says he was a monster. >> if you look up the definition, i mean that's what a monster is. i was a ghoul. i was a thief. i stole people's lives. what do i tell the child who was waiting for his father to come home and dad never showed up? >> reporter: malvo also described in frank terms how he and mohammed carried out their deadly crime spree including 27 shootings across the country. >> he'd go in the trunk. i'd put my window down halfway and i could see whatever was in front of me, to my left and to my right. my focus was on witnesses, passengers and whenever there was an opening, i told him to shoot and it was just one rapid after another after another after another. if there was an opening within 10 -- wasn't an opening within 10 minutes, we moved. >> reporter: one of the more disturbing elements of malvo's interview i
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
is not easy taken by scams. >> i'm trained to use medication as the last resort. by wearing the scrubs, you find most of the time the patient is spending time talking about how beautiful they look, where did you get them from and they forget about the pain. >> he's a stickler for details. you'll see that the fbi's name is missing the word oath. >> if i can have ten, 15, 20 people because they are wearing this, i will be doing a service to my community. >> fbi is aware of the scam. it essentially holds your computer hostage and demands a payment. an fbi spokeswoman told us we would never ask americans for money. cyber criminals know if they use the name of a law enforcement agency. it is not legitimate and if it happened to you, your computer han compromised and you want to make sure it is virus-free before you use it again. >> for more information, go to our website, wusa9.com. we will link you to the latest from the fbi. anita. >> american university is getting the word out about recent groping assaults near campus. they happened along massachusetts avenue between the birkshire apartme
CBS
Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. andrea mccarren uncovered this story. she's here to tell us more about it. >> matthews memorial baptist church is a beautiful historic church in southeast washington. it has a congregation of 1,900 its leadership tried to do everything right when it screened a new employee. >> we were shocked. i mean we're still in shock. >> reporter: that shock and sense of betrayal is over 33- year-old gary mabry of baltimore, a talented charismatic pipe organist hired by this church six months ago. no one suspected he was a registered child sex offender. >> it's heartwrenching to see him for who he is in this picture. how could we miss that? >> reporter: the church did a criminal background check before hiring mabriy, but it didn't turn up this 1999 conviction in d.c. for which he pleaded guilty to child sex abuse. in 2001 he pleaded guilty again to child sex abuse this, time in maryland. records reveal mabry served six years in prison and the court strongly recommended that he receive treatment for sexual deviant conduct. >> what we say around here, we trust god, not people. because people of fait
CBS
Oct 24, 2012 5:00pm EDT
to be a monster storm for them and an event for us. the only hurricane to make landful this year was isaac on august 29th. this was the one that went through the keys and at one time was threatening the republican convention and made landfall not too far from new orleans. that's the only hurricane to make landfall and it was only a category 1 storm. it only matters when they make landfall rail. live weather cam brought to you by michael and son, 82 right now, wow, dew point 50, record high 84. i know i saw an 83 today. 79 in rockville, 80 great falls, 76 vienna, 78 arlington, still 81 toward college park. so declining temperatures, albeit slowly, mild tonight and dry, some morning fog possible tomorrow. grab your umbrella friday. we'll monitor sandy through the weekend and into next week. becoming partly cloudy tonight, mild, some patchy fog, lows 52 to 60. that's a pretty good deal this time of year. next three days our 9 weather alerts, green, green and yellow. still mild tomorrow, 75, some showers friday. 70. some showers start, temperatures in the upper 60s. you might have to alter yo
CBS
Oct 29, 2012 5:00pm EDT
to strengthen and give us more damaging winds tonight through tomorrow morning. this is the hurricane force wind 7:00, a couple hours from now it. looks like pretty much the entire dell marv parks the bay, tidal -- delmarva, the bay, tidal potomac will be experiencing hurricane force warnings. there is a hurricane wind warning up for the tidal potomac and chesapeake bay. we'll take you into 2:00 this afternoon. pardon me? now the twin fields are essentially over the -- the wind fields are essentially over the immediate metro area. they've shifted south. these are hurricane force winds essentially from d.c. north to the border. that's winds 74 miles per hour or greater. we'll take you to 8 a.m. we still have an area of win 59, 60 to 70 -- wind 59, 60 to 70 miles an hour over much of the area. a bull's eye of hurricane winds is just northeast of cumberland. at 2 p.m. tuesday we still have tropical storm force winds everywhere through the carolinas, up through the mid-atlantic into new england, a massive storm. we get through tuesday night and finally into wednesday morning and by wednesday morning
CBS
Oct 12, 2012 5:00pm EDT
's not the only person getting bullied, like i used to get bullied and i started to feel like i learned how to stand up for myself and i feel preston should do the same thing. >> reporter: deener is getting all kinds of support on facebook and tonight his family and supporters will be hosting him at an alternative homecoming dance. among the guests expected? the president of frederick county's board of commissioners and school administrators. ad brunswick high school scott broom, 9 news now -- at brunswick high school, scott broom, 9 news now. >>> an update on the 4-year-old who fell out a ninth floor window in silver spring. that young boy is in critical condition at children's national medical center. the child plunged 80 feet from the apartment building on pipy branch road yesterday afternoon. detect -- piney branch road yesterday afternoon. detectives are investigating how this accident happened. >>> a d.c. judge ordered two suspec held without bail in that brutal capitol hill beating and armed robbery of a young father. he said he could find no circumstances under which it would be sa
CBS
Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm EDT
and all us fans are hoping robert griffin, iii, learns something from the hard hit he took yesterday and that concussion. bruce johnson was out at redskins park where he talked with the former player who knowings something about what it's like to get hit in the head. >> walker had a lot of concussions when he was playing. >> you don't remember much, i mean, i was knocked out for a quarter and a half as a rookie. >> walker was on the sideline sunday working for redskins radio when rg3 got knocked out of the game. >> we used to call a ding, and more of them happened in practice than in games that i can recall. >> the nfl is being sued by players not doing enough about concussions. >> the league is stricter, how they clear players. >> grant paulson of 106.7, the fan, says rg3 won't be allowed on the field until he is cleared by rules now in place. >> all these guys have to pass the same baseline test. things like evaluating shapes and recalling numbers and different quizzes almost that they give you. you are in and out of the darkroom. they do something similar to outside of fo
CBS
Oct 10, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the supreme court. >> reporter: the main question here is can race be used as a factor in college admissions to achieve diversity? the supreme court took up this issue nine years ago and now the justices are giving it another look. abigail fish saw her lawsuit against the university of texas -- fisher saw her lawsuit against the university of texas argued in the supreme court wednesday. she sued the university four years ago claiming she did not get in partly because she was white. >> i hope the court rules race and ethnicity should not be considered when applying. >> reporter: the university of texas uses factors including test scores, student activities and race to help pick its freshman class. lawyers for the university told the court the policy is necessary to improve diversity. >> most americans would like a day when we don't need to take race and ethnicity into account in admissions. we are not to that day. >> reporter: abigail fisher graduated at another university, but the supreme court's decision could impact college admissions nationwide. when the court last considered the issue
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